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Last updated: 29 July 2021
Statuts:Enquête Officielle
Date:vendredi 10 août 2012
Heure:15:15
Type/Sous-type:Silhouette image of generic DH8D model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Bombardier DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
Operated by:Colgan Air
On behalf of:United Express
Immatriculation: N341NG
Numéro de série: 4341
Année de Fabrication: 2010
Moteurs: 2 Pratt & Whitney Canada PW150A
Equipage:victimes: 0 / à bord: 4
Passagers:victimes: 0 / à bord: 68
Total:victimes: 0 / à bord: 72
Dégats de l'appareil: Substantiels
Conséquences: Repaired
Lieu de l'accident:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD) (   Etats-Unis d'Amérique)
Phase de vol: Au roulage (TXI)
Nature:Transport de Passagers Nat.
Aéroport de départ:Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, PA (PIT/KPIT), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Aéroport de destination:Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD/KIAD), Etats-Unis d'Amérique
Numéro de vol:3912
Détails:
An Airbus A330, D-AIKE, collided with a United Express Bombardier DHC-8-400, N341NG, while the Airbus was taxiing for takeoff from Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC (IAD). At the time of the accident, the DHC-8 was stationary and waiting for ramp workers to assist with parking at gate A1C. There were no injuries to any of the passengers or crewmembers on either airplane. The DHC-8 received substantial damage to its rudder and vertical stabilizer and the Airbus sustained minor damage to its right wingtip. Visual meteorological conditions prevailed at the time of the accident.
The DHC-8, flight 3912, had landed after a flight from Pittsburgh, PA (PIT), the A330 was operating flight LH417 to Frankfurt (FRA), Germany.

Probable Cause:

PROBABLE CAUSE: "The A330 flight crew's failure to maintain a safe clearance to the DHC-8 that was stopped in front of the gate."

Accident investigation:
cover
Investigating agency: NTSB
Status: Investigation completed
Duration: 3 years and 8 months
Accident number: DCA12CA122B
Download report: Summary report

Sources:
» NTSB


Photos

photo of Bombardier-DHC-8-402Q-Dash-8-N341NG
accident date: 10-08-2012
type: Bombardier DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
registration: N341NG
photo of Bombardier-DHC-8-402Q-Dash-8-N341NG
accident date: 10-08-2012
type: Bombardier DHC-8-402Q Dash 8
registration: N341NG
 

Plan
Ce plan montre l'aéroport de départ ainsi que la supposée destination du vol. La ligne fixe reliant les deux aéroports n'est pas le plan de vol exact.
La distance entre Pittsburgh-Greater Pittsburgh International Airport, PA et Washington-Dulles International Airport, DC est de 291 km (182 miles).

Les informations ci-dessus ne représentent pas l'opinion de la 'Flight Safety Foundation' ou de 'Aviation Safety Network' sur les causes de l'accident. Ces informations prélimimaires sont basées sur les faits tel qu'ils sont connus à ce jour.
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